IPW 2009 - Sponsors
The Institute of Informatics and Telematics of CNR carries out activities of research, technology transfer and training in the field of Information and Communication Technologies and of Computational Sciences. In line with the activities of the VII FP of the European Union, IIT has its sights set on the Future Internet, both from a modellistic-algorithmic and from a technological-applicational point of view. The Institute has consolidated its know-how in algorithmics and in areas of research and development, such as the "Internet of things" and "Internet of services". These range from high speed, mobile and pervasive networks, to issues of security and privacy, to innovative Web technologies, but which also include new ICT aspects concerning the Internet Governance.
Opera is the people! Opera Software is all about the brainpower behind the browser we develop. Opera's cross-platform Web browser technology is renowned for its performance, standards compliance and small size, while giving users a faster, safer and more dynamic online experience. We have millions of users all over the world, including more than 23 million users of our free award-winning browser for mobile phones, Opera Mini. (April 2009) We work with international business partners, such as Google and Adobe for our desktop browser, Sony Ericsson and Motorola for our mobile browser, and many others.
More than 710 people work for Opera Software around the globe. Our headquarters are located in Oslo, Norway, and we have 12 other offices worldwide. In a highly international working environment with colleagues of more than 50 different nationalities, the working language is naturally English. If you are passionate about the Web and want an international career that offers you the opportunity to work with the best, make Opera Software your next career choice.
Dada S.p.A. is international leader in Community and Entertainment services via web and mobile, as well as in Domain, Hosting and advanced online Advertising solutions.
The company is divided into 2 business areas: Dada.net (www.dada.net, community & entertainment services focussed on music) and Dada.pro (www.dadapro.com, professional services for Internet presence and adverting). Dada is listed on the MTA market of Borsa Italiana in the STAR segment (DA.MI) and includes the Founder and Chairman Paolo Barberis among its shareholders with 5.4% of the share capital and the RCS Group with 49.5%.
Seeweb, since 1998, offers Hosting, Housing, Colocation and Content Delivery. In its two locations, the original one in Frosinone and the new one in Milan, both sporting a carrier-class Datacenter, Seeweb hosts more than 80.000 internet sites, including several high-profile ones. Seeweb has been included multiple times among the most reliable hosting companies in the world, according to the Netcraft analisys.
Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.a. is an integreted telecom operator, active in the sectors of land-line phones, mobile phones, and Internet services.
Born in 1997, Wind soon became the third cellular phone operator in Italy and the second in land-line telephony. It is also the first italian Internet portal by number of visitors, and one of the main italian ISPs.
Attention to the exigencies of all stakeholders, and reasoned approach to technology, aimed at providing real added value to customers, are the foundations of the company strategy, which produces an economically and socially responsible management.
Striving for excellence, going beyond the existing, and ethical business practices, are tomorrow's challenges that Wind is already meeting, to contribute to the growth of value in the world of telecommunications.
pair Networks, a global Web hosting and domain name registration company, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, hosts over 190,000 Web sites for businesses, bloggers, artists, musicians, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations from around the world. pair Networks first went online in January 1996 and has experienced strong growth year after year.
pair Networks is well-managed, consistently profitable, and one of the world leaders in its industry. A long-term approach to decision-making and a continual reinvestment of pair Networks' profits assures that pair Networks will be here for many years to come.
Smart Open Software Srl (SOS) is a small software firm located in Rome, Italy. We are committed to building the best software products possible (mainly web-based), using solely open standards and technologies.
Our flagship product is an innovative web-based data-mining and DSS software, mainly targeted at the health-care and the banking sectors.
We have been in business since 2003.
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazine, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
Publisher of the iconic "animal books" for software developers, creator of the first commercial website (GNN), organizer of the summit meeting that gave the open source software movement its name, and prime instigator of the DIY revolution through its Make magazine, O'Reilly continues to concoct new ways to connect people with the information they need. O'Reilly conferences and summits bring alpha geeks and forward-thinking business leaders together to shape the revolutionary ideas that spark new industries. Long the information source of choice for technologists, the company now also delivers the knowledge of expert early adopters to everyday computer users. Whether it's delivered in print, online, or in person, everything O'Reilly produces reflects the company's unshakeable belief in the power of information to spur innovation.
Italpro is a small software house located in Maniago, PN. Its core business is the development of web application, the configuration of Linux servers and the supply of high-quality hosting services.
Italpro has been developing web-related software since its foundation, in 1996, and is a registered maintainer of the .it ccTLD registry.
ActiveState, the dynamic languages company, creates industry-recognized, award-winning tools for developing dynamic language applications including Komodo Edit, Komodo IDE, Perl Dev Kit, and Tcl Dev Kit.
Our free, open source language distributions – ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl – are renowned for their quality and relied upon by millions of developers worldwide.
Qubo VPS is an all new offer in the Italian market providing high quality Virtual Private Servers with Italian staff and support. First class performance and reliability are guaranteed thanks to a state of the art infrastructure.
Our service is flexible and modular: each Qubo can be easily modified by adding or removing resources in real time with a few clicks.
Qubo VPS comes with full root privileges and integrated support for the most popular Web frameworks and CMS.
MySQL is the world's most popular open source database software, with over 100 million copies of its software downloaded or distributed throughout its history. MySQL is a key part of LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP / Perl / Python), the fast-growing open source enterprise software stack. The MySQL database is owned, developed and supported by Sun Microsystems, one of the world's largest contributors to open source software.
Live Reply a company of the Reply group, specializes in the design, development and distribution of Mobile and TV services and content, in the creation of Web Community and Entertainment services, and in the development of advanced applications for Mobile Devices and Set-Top-Boxes.
Best Practical Solutions LLC makes software to help you get more done. Our major products include Request Tracker (RT) and Hiveminder.
RT is the leading open-source issue tracking system. Organizations ranging in size from Fortune 500 Corporations to the smallest nonprofits use RT to manage their business processes. Hiveminder is a web-based tool to help you get (and stay) organized. Hiveminder helps you keep track of what you need to do, and work with tasks in groups.
Best Practical was founded in 2001 by Jesse Vincent, the author of RT. The company is located in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA.
The Pragmatic Bookshelf features books written by developers for developers. The titles continue the well-known Pragmatic Programmer style, and continue to garner awards and rave reviews. As development gets more and more difficult, the Pragmatic Programmers will be there with more titles and products to help programmers stay on top of their game.
No Starch Press publishes the finest in geek entertainment, with a focus on open source/Linux, security, hacking, programming, and alternative operating systems. Our titles have personality and attitude, our authors are passionate about their subjects, and we put considerable time and attention into every book that bears our name.
No Starch Press seeks to make computing accessible to a broad audience of technophiles and novices alike, and our loyal readers appreciate our unique points of view, our straightforward presentation, and our fearless approach to the complex world of technology. No Starch Press books have been included in the prestigious Communication Arts Design Annual and STEP inside 100 competition, and have won the Ippy Award from Independent Publisher magazine.
Apress Inc., based in New York, is the fastest-growing publisher of technical books in the world today. It is dedicated to meeting the needs of IT professionals, from novice to expert. The Apress editorial and production team work hand-in-hand with all authors to ensure that their unique voices come through in each book. Apress is committed to supporting the ever-growing programming community by taking risks on publishing books in niche and nascent technologies.
With more than 700 books in print and a continually expanding portfolio of publications, Apress is devoted to publishing titles of the highest quality and has compiled a team of authors that is a "Who's Who" of the high-tech industry.
Geoesse is an Italian company founded in Janaury 2008 that works in the topographic measurements field. The company is located in Travesio, Friuli, Italy and its customers are both public agencies and private companies across Friuli and Italy. Thanks to its electro-optical and GPS instruments, Geoesse can: take planimetric measurements of lands, roads, highways and railroads; tracings of buildings, roads and for division into lots; terrain calculations. Geoesse can provide the collected data in 2D and 3D CAD format.
Our focus at Nestoria is on providing users with easy and comprehensive property search. Our clean and fast interface allows users to be presented with relevant results for houses and flats for sale and to rent. We also offer local information on schools, transport, shops and more. We are heavy Perl users and contribute towards the development and growth of the community by sponsoring events and giving talks.
SISIT, Italian Society of Computer and Technology Sciences, is a non-profit organisation created to deepen and promote the study, the application and the diffusion of knowledge, skills and experience related to Information and Communication Technology. Particularly active in training and research, both in a cademic and professional fields, SISIT involves its members in a path of personal and business growth, based on the certification of competence and the activation of a network of individual and corporate relationships, which are absolutely prestigious. In 2009 Professor Zhores Ivanovich Alferov, Nobel Prize for Physics in 2000, has been awarded the title of Honorary Member of SISIT.
Infomedia is the publisher which has given voice to Italian programmers, system administrators, professional, students, researchers and IT professors for more than twenty years. More than 800 authors created thousands of technical articles, product reviews, technologies, protocols, working tools, development techniques and simple tips&tricks for Computer Programming, Dev, Login, Visual Basic Journal and Java Journal. More than 6 million copies distributed, and more than 30 thousand pages printed make this company the biggest and most influent entity in the Italian programming and system administration area.